A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Western North Carolina

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Introducing readers to the region's architectural heritage, this guide features 1,200 historic buildings of architecture of western North Carolina. 370 photos. 36 maps.
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Overview

Introducing readers to the region's architectural heritage, this guide features 1,200 historic buildings of architecture of western North Carolina. 370 photos. 36 maps.
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[A] prototype in establishing an increased level of accessibility for those wishing to explore architecture from a regional perspective.

Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians

The book is a pleasure not only to read but also to use in the field.

Journal of Southern History

A stunningly articulate, witty, artful, but dry-eyed introduction to the architecture of western North Carolina.

North Carolina Historical Review

[F]ully demonstrates that there is no better evidence of the region's richly varied past and socioeconomic range than its architecture.

John C. Inscoe, author of Mountain Masters: Slavery and the Sectional Crisis in Western North Carolina

Western North Carolina is blessed with marvelous historic architecture and this wonderful book captures it all.

Richard Moe, president, National Trust for Historic Preservation

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Meet the Author

Catherine Bishir is senior architectural historian and survey coordinator and author of North Carolina Architecture. She is affiliated with the North Carolina Historic Preservation Office.

Michael Southern is research historian and, with Catherine Bishir, coauthor of A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Eastern North Carolina. He is affiliated with the North Carolina Historic Preservation Office and was formerly a preservation specialist with the Western Office of Archives and History in Asheville.

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Table of Contents

Contents

Preface
Introduction
The Blue Ridge Parkway
Foothills
Surry County
Wilkes County
Alexander County
Caldwell County
Burke County
McDowell County
Rutherford County
Polk County
Mountains
Alleghany County
Ashe County
Watauga County
Avery County
Mitchell County
Yancey County
Madison County
Buncombe County
Henderson County
Transylvania County
Haywood County
Jackson County
Macon County
Swain County
Graham County
Clay County
Cherokee County
Glossary
Bibliography and Sources of Information
Photography Credits
Index

Historical and Geographical Maps

North Carolina, showing principal regions, cities, and routes
Principal mountain ranges and river basins in western N.C.
Cherokee lands and sites in western N.C.
Collet map of N.C., 1770, showing part of the western region
Principal railroad construction in western N.C. to 1926 and western N.C. railroads as of 1998
Principal hydroelectric power sites in western N.C.
The Blue Ridge Parkway in N.C.

Regional and Site Maps

Western North Carolina
County map groupings

County

1. Surry
2. Wilkes
3. Alexander, Caldwell
4. Burke, McDowell
5. Rutherford, Polk
6. Alleghany, Ashe
7. Watauga, Avery
8. Mitchell, Yancey
9. Madison
10. Buncombe
11. Henderson Transylvania,
12. Haywood
13. Jackson, Macon
14. Swain, Graham
15. Clay, Cherokee

City

Mount Airy
Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro
Lenoir
Morganton
Marion
Rutherfordton
Tryon
Boone
Asheville
Hendersonville
Flat Rock
Brevard
Waynesville

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